HOUSTON--Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, is pleased to introduce two new high temperature, corrosion-resistant internal pipe coatings to its Nap-Gard® Functional Coatings collection. The new Nap-Gard 7-0017HT and 7-0017VHT Black Beauty FBE products are thermosetting epoxy powders designed to provide excellent chemical resistance when operating in temperatures up to 200oC (392oF).
“Axalta is excited to bring these highly effective functional products to the oil and gas industry,” said Meghan Hodge, Axalta Global Product Marketing Manager, Functional Coatings. “Our new high temperature internal pipe coatings are formulated to provide superior corrosion protection in severe downhole environments.”
Corrosion caused by carbon dioxide (CO2) and hydrogen sulphide (H2S), often found in sour crude oil, is a major challenge for oil and gas industry,. Axalta’s introduction of these high glass transition (Tg) temperature internal pipe coatings are designed to combat this problem. When properly applied with Nap-Gard 7-1808 primer Nap-Gard 7-0017HT and 7-0017VHT exhibit extreme corrosion protection against high levels of H2S and CO2, as well as methane (CH4) even at high temperatures and pressures.
Axalta’s Nap-Gard collection of powder coatings are used on external and internal oil, gas and water pipelines with single, dual, and multi-layer application options. Nap-Gard also provides corrosion protection solutions used to coat valves, fittings and rebar. Axalta’s functional coatings offer innovative solutions for today’s epoxy-based coating applications and are designed to provide superior corrosion protection for products used in the most demanding environments.
For more information on Axalta’s functional products, please visit our website at www.axaltacs.com/powder.
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Axalta is a leading global company focused solely on coatings and providing customers with innovative, colorful, beautiful and sustainable solutions. From light OEM vehicles, commercial vehicles and refinish applications to electric motors, buildings and pipelines, our coatings are designed to prevent corrosion, increase productivity and enable the materials we coat to last longer. With 150 years of experience in the coatings industry, the approximately 12,800 people of Axalta continue to find ways to serve our more than 100,000 customers in 130 countries better every day with the finest coatings, application systems and technology. For more information visit axaltacs.com and follow us @Axalta on Twitter and on LinkedIn.